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NSAA Spring Academic All-State selections announced

The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the Spring 2016-17 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State...

Coach Thiele-Blecher, three players to play in NECC All-Star Volleyball Classic

Northeast Community College will host the 20th annual Northeast Nebraska All-Star Volleyball Classic next month. The event will be Saturday, June 10, at 5 p.m....

Behnk wins TJ, LJ to qualify for state track meet

BASSETT — Elgin Public-Pope John will be sending just one athlete to the Nebras-ka State Track & Field Cham-pionships this week in Omaha. And, if...

EPPJ golfers see season come to an end

BEEMER — The Wolfpack golf team saw their hopes for a trip to state dashed Monday as they finished fifth at the D-2 District...

EPPJ “flashy shirts” win golf invite at Niobrara

NIOBRARA — Maybe it was their attire. The Wolfpack golf team, wearing Hawaiian shirts for the first time this season, won the Niobrara-Verdigre Invite...

Wolfpack place second at NVC Golf Meet

Three Wolfpack golfers finished in the top 10 Thursday at the Niobrara Valley Conference Golf Tournament. Conditions were chilly as golfers tried to stay warm...

EPPJ girls sixth, boys place 11th at NVC Track Meet

ATKINSON -- The weather was better suited for action on the gridiron, not track. Still, track teams from the Niobrara Valley Conference gathered at...

EPPJ Places Fourth At Ewing Golf Invite

EWING — Competing at Summerland Golf Course for the second time this season, the Wolfpack golf team placed fourth at the Ewing Invite. Competing Wednesday,...

Behnk Wins Triple Jump At O’Neill Invite

O’NEILL — Conditions were less than ideal, but that didn’t hinder the Wolfpack from competing Thursday at the O’Neill Invite. Cold, fog and clouds...

Henn, Rossman To Fill Coaching Vacancies

The District #18 Board of Education approved extra-curricular assignments for the 2017-18 school year. At Wednesday night’s meeting, the board approved what administration officials had...

Ball Park Cleanup To Be Monday Night

Attention all supporters of youth summer ball programs! There will be a work night at the ball fields on Monday evening, April 24, beginning at...

Wemhoff To Play In Striv All-Star Game

Wolfpack senior point guard Baylee Wemhoff has been selected to play in the Striv 2017 All-Star Classic Basketball Game, presented by Cornerstone Bank. York High...

Wolfpack Track Teams Compete At Antelope County Track Meet

NELIGH — The Antelope County Track Meet, for the first time in years, was actually held in Antelope County Tuesday. The new six-lane track at...

Martinsen Wins High Jump At Fullerton Monday

FULLERTON — Elgin Public-Pope John opened the spring track season Monday afternoon competing at the Fullerton Invite. Sophomore Kaylee Martinsen led the Wolfpack girls, winning...

Coaches Needed For Elgin Summer Ball Teams

Elgin summer youth ball programs are looking for coaches for the girls T-ball and boys Pee Wee teams. If interested in coaching either of these...

Evans, Bode Among Statistical Leaders For Boys Basketball

ELGIN — Final statistics have been released for the Wolfpack boys basketball team. Under first year coach Michael Becker, the Wolfpack dropped their first five...

Bode Earns Nod For All-NVC Second Team

Last week the Niobrara Valley Conference announced all-conference teams. Named to the first team were: Caleb Rihanek — Boyd Co. Tyson Belitz — Neligh-Oakdale Grant White — Neligh-Oakdale Josh...

Wolfpack Duo Named To All-NVC First Team

Two members of the Wolfpack state tournament basketball team head up selections to the Niobrara Valley Conference all-conference selections announced last week. Sophomore Ally Wemhoff...

Wolfpack Wrestlers Earn NVC Honors

The NVC All-Conference wrestling team for 2017 has been announced. Two Wolfpack wrestlers earned recognition from coaches in the conference. Both Cory Romej and Logan...

Wemhoff Sisters Led EPPJ Hoopsters In Scoring During 2016-17 Season

ELGIN — It may have been the best season EVER for the Elgin Public-Pope John Wolfpack girls basketball team. Season-ending statistics bear that out as...